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Advanced MHS Student Research

East Baltimore
3rd term
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
5 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor :
Philip Jordan

Extremely useful to gain advanced research experience in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology labs.

Builds upon existing basic research skills in biomedical sciences and emphasizes more independent hands-on research working under the guidance of a faculty member in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology or affiliated principle investigator. Provides further experience for future research pursuits at JHU and beyond.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify a research question of significance in biomedical science
  2. Design hypothesis-driven or discovery-driven experimental studies to address the question
  3. Maintain research notes, including summaries of results and data interpretation
  4. Propose future research endeavors related to current research
  5. Relate research to relevant current literature
Methods of Assessment:

Meet expectations for time commitments to research (minimum 16 hr/week) 50%, Maintain appropriate research notes (including research plan, hypothesis, future work and related published research) 50%

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must receive consent prior to registration

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